Wheat exports to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and the UAE totaled 39,37,438 tonnes, 5,80,819 tonnes, and 4,69,851 tonnes, respectively, from April 2021 to March 21, 2022.








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The complete wheat export for the fiscal 12 months ended March 21 stood at 70.30 lakh tonnes, with nearly all of shipments going to Bangladesh, adopted by Sri Lanka and the UAE, Parliament was knowledgeable on Friday.












As each Ukraine and Russia are main wheat exporters, accounting for greater than 1 / 4 of the worldwide wheat commerce, there may be room for India to extend wheat exports, based on Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

“The total wheat export in terms of quantity during 2021-22 (till March 21st, 2022) was 70.30 LMT,” she mentioned.

Wheat exports to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and the UAE totaled 39,37,438 tonnes, 5,80,819 tonnes, and 4,69,851 tonnes, respectively, from April 2021 to March 21, 2022.

In one other response, she acknowledged that India exported seafood merchandise price USD 7.16 billion in April-February 2021-22, an all-time excessive for marine product exports.












According to her, the US Department of State has banned wild-caught shrimp imports from India on the alleged grounds that the fishing strategies utilized in India (varieties of nets) are harming the ocean turtle inhabitants.

“India exported seafood products worth USD 7,165 million from April to February 2021-22, which is an all-time high for marine product exports,” Patel added.

Separately, she acknowledged that India’s merchandise commerce with South Asian nations has almost doubled within the final ten years, rising from USD 13.83 billion in 2010-11 to USD 25.45 billion in 2020-21.












“Under the ‘Neighborhood First’ policy, India remains committed to constructing a connected, integrated, secure, and prosperous South Asia,” the minister acknowledged. In a separate response, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal acknowledged that the variety of acknowledged startups has grown from 726 in 2016-17 to 66,810 in 2021-22. (as of March 28, 2022).







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